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Storm brings lightning, flooding to Northern California

Storm brings lightning, flooding to Northern California

Lightning, flooding and snow was reported throughout Northern California as the season's biggest storm dumped rain across the state. Numerous lightning strikes were recorded off the Bay Area, and forecasters warned that some strikes were possible inland. Thunderstorm activity was expected to increase along the coast Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, the San Francisco Bay Area was walloped by its strongest rainstorm so far this year, dousing San Jose with 0.8 inches, San Francisco with 1.2 inches of rain and Marin County 1.5 inches as of 11 a.m. Trees were reported down around the region. The latest downpour could be one of...

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